City Council is considering outlawing machines that dispense dollars in exchange for small electronics like smartphones and iPods as one way of curbing skyrocketing phone thefts.
Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided to withdraw charges against the Rev. Robert Brennan almost two weeks after the death of the young man who accused him of molesting him in a Northeast parish more than a decade ago.
Aug. 14 was not a particularly typical day in the neighborhood.
The witness against a 75-year-old Roman Catholic priest accused of molesting a Northeast altar boy died suddenly, the district attorney’s office announced this afternoon.
More than 220,000 Philadelphia homeowners will get real estate tax breaks next year because they have been approved for the $30,000 Homestead Exemption.
Members of the Normandy Civic Association are firming up plans for a May 2 neighborhood reunion at the FOP lodge on Caroline Road.
Bail for a former school district employee who police said booby-trapped his Wissinoming home has been increased from $1 million to $5 million cash.
Gene Carelli is a happy guy.
Bail for a former school district employee accused of bringing weapons onto Lincoln High has been increased from $1 million to $5 million cash.
The neighbors on the 4600 block of Worth Street see the cars with out-of-state plates and they know why they’re there.